No 15 St Josephs Ave
Donegal Town, Co Donegal
PRICES & AVAILABILITY
For a stylish escape within walking distance to all the culinary delights that the food capital of Co Donegal has to offer
On the ground floor you will find the sitting room with its open fire and sliding doors that led into the stunning kitchen. The kitchen is a very sociable space with its large island and dining area. There is also a double bedroom on the ground floor, which is located next to the shower room, making it ideal for guests with limited mobility. Our master bedroom has a king size bed, and our third bedroom is a twin with two single beds. They are both on the first floor and share the family bathroom.
No 15 is a semi-detached property situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and is a short walk to the centre of Donegal Town and the abundance of pubs, shops and award winning restaurants it has to offer. To the front there is a small garden and to the rear of the house room to park 2 cars off street. From the kitchen there are double doors that open out to a patio with seats.
From €550 to €850 per week, €250 per short break
Up to 6 people.
Bedrooms & bathroom
One ground floor with double bed, One first floor with king bed and one first floor twin single beds. Ground floor shower room and first floor family bathroom.
Open Fire, Ground Floor Bedroom, Off street parking
Sorry no pets.
Arrivals and departures
Arrival Day: Friday during July and August.
Arrival Time: 4.30pm
Departure Time: 10.30am
Times may vary due to Covid-19 requirements, please refer to your booking.
Cooker, oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dryer, coffee machine
Your stay includes
Smart TV, Netflix, wireless speaker, WiFi internet, house & local information guide, logs and kindling for your first fire. Bed Linen, Towels, Shower Gel, Shampoo & Conditioner. We also provide basic dry goods for the kitchen – Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Cooking Oil, Salt & Pepper
We do ask that cars park on the designated area and that the drive is kept clear at all time. Access is required to a private yard beyond the rear of the property.
Donegal Town has gained the reputation of being one of Irelands most popular Foodie destinations and was named so in the Restaurants Association National Foodie Destinations Awards 2019. Discovering this vibrant and bustling town though its food makes for a food lovers dream escape.
With a number of award-winning restaurants taking their inspiration from our coastal location, to ethic restaurants ranging from Tai, Indian, Italian and Mexican, there really is something for everyone’s taste buds. Plan your escape around the popular food festival, now one of the biggest in Ireland, to indulge in the culinary delights of the region. (Pictured: Chandpur Restaurant)
Donegal Town has some of the county’s top attractions nearby. Donegal’s number one visitor experience Slieve League Cliffs is just over an hour’s drive away (pictured).
The jewel of the town is Donegal Castle which was built by the O’Donnell chieftain in the 15th century.
For good craic, the pubs of The Diamond area are a sure bet, Mc Caffertys and The Reel Inn have music most nights.
Donegal Bay Waterbus is the perfect way to appreciate the full beauty of Donegal Bay. On board you will enjoy live commentary pointing out all the local landmarks and providing the local history on each area.
AWARD WINNING FOOD
Quay West is an award winning, vibrant and contemporary restaurant with stunning views over Donegal Bay. The emphasis is on championing local produce, the menu features Chargrilled Aubrac Beef, Donegal Mountain Lamb and Fresh Killybegs Seafood.
LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS
Donegal Craft Village is a creative collective of six craft and art studios and shops all clustered around a central courtyard. They invite you into their studios and shops to view the glass, hand-woven textiles, painting, jewellery, printmaking and handmade felt art.
Donegal Castle was built by the O’Donnell chieftains in the 15th Century, beside the river Eske in Donegal Town. It was rebuilt in Jacobean style in the 16th Century by Sir Basil Brooke, after Hugh O’Donnell burnt it to the ground rather than let it fall into enemy hands. Information panels chronicle the history of the castle and guided tours are available.
MORE THINGS TO SEE & DO
The Bluestack Way is a 65km walking route that begins in Donegal Town and ends in Ardara. Walking this route is one of the most memorable ways to discover and embrace the true wildness of Donegal.
It is a linear three-day trail that reveals all the sweeping scenery the Wild Atlantic Way is best known for. Consisting mainly of bog roads, open and often wet moorland, 21km of the total 65km are on quiet local roads.
Abbey of the Four Masters this old Abbey stood for more than two centuries despite being ransacked, burned and ravaged. It finally faced abandonment during the early years of the 17th century. The abbey now only exists as ruins, but makes for a very interesting and scenic walk around the grounds and the a joining grave yard.
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre homes rail memorabilia in an old station house. The recently refurbished museum comprises of railway rolling stock, interesting artefacts, displays, a video presentation, model railways, a reference library, a shop and much more, including that famous Donegal welcome!
Donegal Escapes favourite places to Eat
The Blueberry Tearooms and Restaurant– sits under the shadow of the 15th Century Donegal Castle and offers a welcoming ambiance. Family owned and run since 1993, Brian and his team serve breakfast, lunch, evening meals, fresh scones and desserts all baked freshly on the premises each day. Opened to 7pm during the summer and you can also enjoy a glass of wine.
Market House @Abbey Hotel – with its elegant decor and the professional staff a visit to the Market House feels like a special occasion, as you receive your complementary bread and amuse-bouche from the chef. For lovers of steak, we would highly recommend the Hot Stone Steak, which is a firm favourite. They also have an extensive seafood menu inspired by the Wild Atlantic Way.
Blas @The Gateway Lodge – the building date from the 1800’s but has been sympathetically restored while also adding a stylish modern twist. This busy restaurant is popular with family and friends catching up as they enjoy the beautiful menu. Open for Breakfast and Lunch from 8am – 5pm. Please note there may be waiting times during the weekend.
Chandpur is a multi award-winning restaurant and take way. It is a must for lovers of Indian cuisine. Chandpur has to be one of Irelands leading award winning Indian restaurants. Too many to start naming !